Prerequisite Verification

The Prerequisite Verification Form is used by OSHA to determine if an individual seeking to obtain a trainer authorization to conduct 10 and 30 Hour Outreach training, has a minimum of five years of experience overseeing safety in the industry for which they are applying for.

Can the form be submitted in person?

No, all forms must be submitted via email to

How do I know if I’ve been approved?

Once the form is approved, we will issue you a permission number via email that will allow you to register to the specific course you applied for.

Can I use the same Prerequisite Verification for other courses?

No, a form must be completed for each authorization.

Can I submit my resume in lieu of the prerequisite verification?

No, if additional space is needed, the individual can add this information on a separate document specifying the questions it’s addressing.

Do I need to submit proof of completion for the required prerequisite course?

Yes, the Prerequisite Verification Form should include a copy of the certificate of completion / official transcript for the required prerequisite course i.e. OSHA 510, OSHA 511.

How long does it take for my Prerequisite Verification Form to be approved?

The verification process takes approximately three business days.

Will the Prerequisite Verification Form be processed sooner if I drop it off?

No, in fact this may delay the process.

Can I re-apply if my Prerequisite Verification Form is denied?

Yes, in many cases applicants fail to provide enough information or don’t have the required years of experience.

It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure all course prerequisites have been met prior to submitting the Prerequisite Verification Forms. Please submit the completed Prerequisite Verification Form and all necessary documentation to the authorized OTI Education Center listed above prior to enrolling in the course. Registration is not permitted without approval.

Applicants should ensure the application has all of the required information including but not limited to:

  • Signature
  • Attached certificate of completion for prerequisite course
  • Course Dates

For additional information give us a call at (310) 243-2425.